Monthly Archives: April 2007

A Feel of Resurging Bihar

I was in Bihar for almost five days. We entered Bihar on April 20 and left on April 24, 2007. The reports in local newspapers were full with news and happenings that confirms the arrival of a resurging Bihar. I … Continue reading

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BHU: A Great Experience

From April 16 to April 18, I stayed with my wife in theIT-BHU guest house. It was a great experience when I talked to the students and faculty members of IT-BHU’s mechanical engineering department on April 17. I had handed … Continue reading

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Pipra (Mardan Rai Ka) -My Village, My People

What would have been the right headline of this entry? I thought of making it ‘Pipra on Nitish’s Roadmap’ and even ‘India meets Bharat’. However, perhaps my village is great to me and with age my love of it is … Continue reading

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On Nitish Kumar’s Roads, Down the Memory Lanes

We entered Bihar through the prestigious Golden Quadrilateral (GQ) from Varanasi on April 19. However, between Karamnasa and Sasaram, some stretches are still not complete. The bypass Sasaram is still not ready, though we would not have used it. Internal … Continue reading

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Sarnath- Under Buddha’s Shadow

While in Varanasi, I never missed the opportunity of visiting Sarnath. While I look at the constructions all around and right up to the main Stupa, I wonder why can’t the government impose a ban on all odd constructions that … Continue reading

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Sasaram – A Heritage City

Sasaram has been fortunate enough to be associated with many big names. The names of Shershah and Jagjivan Ram are at the top. It is the place where Shershah, one of the most reformist emperors of India lies buried under … Continue reading

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Varanasi, Sasaram, and Patna- Social Commitment or Outing

> We are moving out today in the evening for Varanasi. On April 16 we shall attend the ‘Tilak’ ceremony of Babloo- the eldest son of Nirmal, my cousin brother. We are staying at the guesthouse of IT-BHU courtesy Dr. … Continue reading

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